Pennsylvania State University, also known as Penn State, is a public research university located in University Park, Pennsylvania.
Penn State provides undergraduate, graduate, professional, and continuing education programs on-campus and online through Penn State World Campus.
Penn State provides over 160 majors among all its campuses. Also, the University Park campus has over 770 student organizations and one of the nation's largest Greek systems. The school's mission is teaching, research, and public service.
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education reports that Pennsylvania State University is a research university with very high research activity. Penn State College of Medicine, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is the university's medical school and teaching hospital.
Pennsylvania State University has commonwealth campuses and special-mission campuses situated across Pennsylvania. With an annual enrollment of over 44,000 undergraduate and graduate students at the University Park campus, Penn State is one of the nation's largest universities.